TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree Arrest
Date of News Release: 01/27/2005
(Hickory, KY) - On 01/27/05 at 8:50AM, Trooper TJ Williams stopped a 2001 GMC truck traveling West on I-24. The truck was stopped for having excessive window tinting. Trooper Williams made contact with the driver, Cory S. Turner 24 of Kansas, MO. Turner was given a warning for the violation.
Based on the drivers behavior, troopers asked for consent to search the vehicle. Consent was given and before the search began, Turner advised the troopers he had marijuana wrapped in a blanket in the bed of the truck. Troopers located 61.9 Grams of various types of marijuana including Hashish, Keif and medicinal marijuana. Turner stated he bought the marijuana, worth approximately $430.00, in California.
Turner was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail charged with Trafficking in Marijuana Under 8 Ounces and Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree.
The investigation is continuing by Trooper Williams.
"The Kentucky State Police encourages the public to report any suspected drug activity to our anonymous drug tip-line at 1-800-DOPETIP"